Two motorcycles collided on Highway 135 near Crested Butte, killing one and injuring others.
The two motorcycles – a Harley-Davidson and a chopper – were heading north when the chopper turned suddenly. It crashed into the Harley. Both motorcycles had passengers, and the accident threw all four people from the bikes.
Ricky Miller, the chopper’s operator, died in the hospital. His passenger, Tracey Miller, and the Harley’s operator, Miah Miller, both sustained critical injuries. The Harley’s passenger, Ashley Sexton, sustained minor injuries.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that crashes involving two motorcycles killed 92 people in 2008. While these accidents are statistically rare – motorcycles make up 3 percent of all registered vehicles on the road – they can be just as devastating as car and truck accidents involving motorcycles.
Did you lose a loved one in a motorcycle accident? If so, you might be able to seek justice on his or her behalf and claim damages for pain, suffering, medical bills and lost wages. Our legal team is comprised of motorcycle enthusiasts who understand how the law applies to motorcycle accidents in Colorado. Schedule a free consultation to learn more by calling us at (866) 377-3800, or visit our website to learn more about motorcycle accidents.
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